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The Lady from Nowhere


Published March 7, 2012


LibriVox recording of The Lady from Nowhere, by Fergus Hume. Read by MaryAnn Spiegel.

A mysterious woman is found murdered in a yellow boudoir. Who is she and where does she come from? Detective Absalom Gebb is on the case. (Introduction by MaryAnn)

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Source Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Run time 6:07:33

Reviews

Reviewer: Womandy - - April 15, 2013
Subject: A Good read
Gebb and his crabby "mentor" Parge [a foreshadow of Nero Wolfe?] are an unlikely team ... not great detectives ... but in the end the "case" is solved.
Thanks to MaryAnn for a very good reading.
Reviewer: mikezane - - March 16, 2012
Subject: Good story, excellent reader
A woman is found murdered in a yellow room. She seems to have no past, and no one knows where she comes from. Detective Gebb is called in to investigate, but he soon learns that this woman is no ordinary person. She was the key witness against a man accused and convicted of murder some years ago. He also learns that the man had escaped from prison and sworn revenge against the woman who testified against him. Is the murder a simple case of revenge, or is something else behind it?

I enjoyed this story. It was not a edge of your seat story where I felt like I could not put it down, but it was good and I was looking forward to the next opportunity to listen to it.

The reader and recordings were likewise good. Enjoy!
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